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MDyerJH1217992-160108-01.pdf
Note from his niece which gives outline of operation to Berlin on 2 January 1944. Mentions that Missing Research and Enquiry Service contacted his parents with news that his remains had been found and he and rest of crew were buried in the village of…

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Avro Anson V5584 FD-YF flying low past five stationary DH82 Tiger Moths, submitted with caption; “No. 24 RFS, Rochester.”

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Group of people in various uniforms and formal clothing gathered in front of the port side of an Avro Anson, submitted with caption; “Pilots and navigators, weekend flyers at No. 24 Reserve Flying School, Rochester, Kent, March 1949.”)

LJenkins138520v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F C Jenkins, navigator, covering the period from 3 January 1940 to 10 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 575 squadron, 46 squadron and 14…

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Two pins with gold text on blue background. Both have lion faces and one has crown above.

LCoxJ133397v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for John Cox, covering the period from 14 June 1944 to 16 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Newton, RAF Peplow, RAF Sandtoft, RAF Hemswell, RAF Wickenby, POW Triesdorf, RAF…

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National Registration Identity card issued when the family lived in Ramsgate.

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To George Ellams as Officer Commanding RAF Foreness from someone in Air Ministry thanking him for hosting a visit.

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Photo 1 is the bride and groom standing outside.
Photo 2 is the bride, groom and bridesmaid.
Photo 3 is the bride, groom and two men standing outside the church.

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Half-length side portrait of Arthur Thomas' uncle.

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A large group of men and women seated at tables, in formal clothes in a large decorated room. Information supplied with the collection identifies this as 'Diamond Jubilee'.

On the reverse are photographer's stamps -
'EA Fordham &…

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The letter grants planning permission to Fred Edwards for the erection of a dwelling house at Belvedere.

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Article 1: Accounts of operations against munition works in Paris, factories in the Ruhr and operations involving over 1000 bombers on Cologne. Goes on with accounts of RAF operations in the Middle East and German communique about Cologne. Article 2:…

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Article 1: Cologne a mass of fires, pilots impression of war's greatest raid, ground defences baffled by huge bombing effort. Mentions reprisal attack on Canterbury. Sections headed: pageant-like smoothness, a perfect raid, like a beacon, empire…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is three airmen in a cockpit of an aircraft.
Photo 2 is a Beaufighter with several airmen standing at the front.
Photo 3 is an airman standing by a stream. He is wearing a thick woolen polo necked pullover,…

LBarnesJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J Barnes, covering the period from 10 December 1940 to 6 march 1946 and 24 September 1948 to 2 march 1951. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at…

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Harry writes to Jessie telling her of elements of his service life & duties including navigating a Hampden from Finningley to Hendon, and his input to their domestic life.

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Invoice and receipt from Kentish District Times for 7 shillings and six pence for announcement on 27 August 1943.

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Letter from old friend George offering sympathy. ,

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Kentish times page with announcement of Distinguished Flying Medal.Notice parents living in Sidcup. Citation states carried out many successful sorties and noted on one operation that some crew lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen and on another…

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From W C Green assuming no further news of Hedley. Catches up with news of his own family matters, his health and repairs to house after 2000 lb bomb dropped nearby in October. Notes 300 houses in Hayes were damaged but no deaths. Commiserates over…

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From W C Green offering sympathy over news that Hedley is missing and hoping that he might have survived. Admires bravery of crews.

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Acknowledges a letter sent to Under-Secretary of state by Mr L R Madgett and stating that it will be actioned.

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Reports Pilot Officer H Madgett DFM missing after operations 17/18 August 1943.

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…
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